Sunday School


July 21, 2019 – Zechariah 12 – 13

Lesson Date: July 21, 2019 Focal Scripture Passage: Zechariah 12:1-10; 13:1-9 AIM: To lead students to discover God’s plans for saving and cleansing the Jews in the future, and to either (a) accept Christ’s gift of salvation that will begin the process of sanctification in their lives, or (b) thank God for saving them and ask Him to continue sanctifying them.   Before class: Read the notes on Zechariah 12 – 13 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. ...


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July 14, 2019 – Zechariah 9 – 11

Lesson Date: July 14, 2019 Focal Scripture Passage: Zechariah 9:1-9; 10:6-12; 11:15-17 AIM: To lead students to discover ways God promised to protect Israel, and to encourage them to trust God as the ultimate source of their protection.   Before class: Read the notes on Zechariah 9 – 11 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Gather and bring to class some items that can be used as visual representations of protection.  This could include a yard sign or...


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July 7, 2019 – Zechariah 7 – 8

Lesson Date: July 7, 2019 Focal Scripture Passage: Zechariah 7:1-14; 8:1-8, 18-23 AIM: To lead students to discover that some of the Jews’ religious activities had become empty, self-centered rituals, and to examine the sincerity of their religious activities.   Before class: Read the notes on Zechariah 7 – 8 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Write on the marker board or chalkboard a checklist of religious activities, something like the example below. Religious Activities Read the Bible...


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June 30, 2019 – Zechariah 5 – 6

Lesson Date: June 30, 2019 Focal Scripture Passage: Zechariah 5:1-11; 6:1-13 AIM: To lead students to discover from Zechariah’s vision that no guilty person can escape God’s judgment, and to accept Jesus Christ’s offer of salvation as the only way to be deemed righteous in God’s sight.   Before class: Read the notes on Zechariah 5 – 6 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Write the words “Guilty” and “Innocent” on the marker board or chalkboard.   INTRODUCTION...


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June 23, 2019 – Zechariah 3 – 4

Lesson Date: July 23, 2019 Focal Scripture Passage: Zechariah 3:1-9; 4:1-14 AIM: To lead students to discover and describe the ways God encouraged Joshua and Zerubbabel in the midst of their Temple rebuilding project, and to make specific plans to encourage their spiritual leaders and others this week.   Before class: Read the notes on Zechariah 3 – 4 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Write the following words and phrases on the marker board or chalkboard: “Discouragement,”...


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June 16, 2019 – Zechariah 1 – 2

Lesson Date: June 16, 2019 Focal Scripture Passage: Zechariah 1:1-3, 12-21; 2:1-5, 10-13 AIM: To lead students to discover promises God made to Israel and discuss the trustworthiness of those promises, and to place their trust in promises God has made to us.   Before class: Read the notes on Zechariah 1 – 2 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Locate some play money, such as Monopoly money. Bring a bill of the play money and a real...


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June 9, 2019 – Haggai 2

Lesson Date: June 9, 2019 Focal Scripture Passage: Haggai 2:1-19 AIM: To lead students to discover the promises God made to the Jews as well as the internal problem they still had, and to examine their lives to see if they lack personal holiness.   Before class: Read the notes on Haggai 2 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Prepare the index cards described in the “Conclusion” step. Write the following on the marker board or chalkboard: Wedding...


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June 2, 2019 – Haggai 1

Lesson Date: June 2, 2019 Focal Scripture Passage: Haggai 1:1-15 AIM: To lead students to discover the consequences the ancient Israelites faced because they left the Temple unfinished for sixteen years, and to examine their lives to determine if they are suffering negative consequences because they have left their work for God unfinished.   Before class: Read the notes on Haggai 1 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book. Write the words “Unfinished Work” on the marker board or...


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May 26, 2019 – Esther 8 – 10

Lesson Date: May 26, 2019 Focal Scripture Passage: Esther 8:1-8, 11; 9:1-2, 13-16, 20-22, 26-28; 10:3 AIM: To lead students to discover how the Jews celebrated God’s miraculous protection, and to decide on a specific way to celebrate God’s goodness to them.   Before class: Read the notes on Esther 8 – 10 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.   INTRODUCTION (Create Learning Readiness): Read the following dates to the class: The 4th day of July The 3rd...


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May 19, 2019 – Esther 3 – 7

Lesson Date: May 19, 2019 Focal Scripture Passage: Esther 3:1-2, 5-6, 8-11; 4:1, 3, 11, 13-16; 5:1-5, 9-14; 7:1-10 AIM: To lead students to discover the circumstances God used to preserve the Jews from Haman’s wicked plot, and to accept God’s sovereign care for the Jews as a fact and to pray for their protection and salvation.   Before class: Read the notes on Esther 3 – 7 found in the Sunday School Teacher Book.  Get enough copies of...


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